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NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio used his annual State of the City speech Tuesday to outline an ambitious plan to build hundreds of thousands of new affordable housing units in New York City. De Blasio said his plan, which would include building 160,000 market-rate...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fermin Rojas was thick into filming his documentary on Cuban artists in Havana when a small wire connecting a camera to a monitor snapped. There was no BestBuy nearby or FedEx delivery to quickly ship a replacement to the Cuban capital. "It took us three days...
CHICAGO (AP) — Surgery patients end up back in the hospital most often because of incision infections that don't show up until after they're sent home, according to a study that found unexpected readmission rates vary widely. Among six common surgeries, the lowest readmission...
DENVER (AP) — Federal investigators say selfies were a likely factor in a small plane crash near Denver last year that killed two people. The National Transportation Safety Board says recordings from a GoPro camera found near the wreckage show the pilot and a passenger were...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Numerous store brand supplements aren't what their labels claim to be, an ongoing investigation of popular herbal supplements subjected to DNA testing has found, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday. GNC, Target, Walmart and Walgreen Co...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Numerous store brand supplements aren't what their labels claim to be, an ongoing investigation of popular herbal supplements subjected to DNA testing has found, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday. GNC, Target, Walmart and Walgreen Co...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The gap in bachelor-degree attainment between the nation's richest and poorest students by age 24 has doubled during the last four decades, according to a report released Tuesday. The percentage of students from the lowest-income families — those making $34,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rosa Parks, who refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus, reflected later on how it felt to be treated less than equal and once feistily wrote of how tired she was of being "pushed around" — parts of her history long hidden away. Beginning Wednesday at...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The gap in bachelor-degree attainment between the nation's richest and poorest students by age 24 has doubled during the last four decades, according to a report released Tuesday. The percent of students from the lowest-income families — those making $34,160 a...